The Welshman was running in a strong fourth place...
Sebastien Ogier and co-driver Julien Ingrassia dominated the winter rally in Sweden from qualifying to three days of tricky conditions. They topped it off by taking the Power Stage win for a clean sweep.
Nancy Knapp Schilke, WRC Correspondent
Østberg and Andersson as Qatar M-Sport World Rally Team’s nominated point scorers for all 13 rounds of next season’s championship contest.
A couple of hours before SS14, 75 per cent of the Turini roads were covered in snow and the white stuff was falling. Then it turned to rain, and the roads became a treacherous mix of snow, slush and water. Carnage ensued.
Volkswagen versus Citroen for the final battle for the Swedish Rally victory will take place tomorrow between the two 'Sebs' who were teammates last year.